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BEIJING Air Jordan Retro For Sale Free Shipping , March 4 (Xinhua) -- The third session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) is scheduled to open in Beijing on March 5.

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-- to examine and approve the State budget and the report on its implementation;

-- to alter or annul inappropriate decisions made by the NPC Standing Committee;

-- to approve the establishment of provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities directly under the central government;

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WASHINGTON, May 28 (Xinhua) -- George Pataki Authentic Air Jordan Retro For Sale , the former Republican governor who led the state of New York during the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, announced Thursday that he was running for the 2016 presidential race.

"It's time! Join me in the fight to build a stronger America!" Pataki tweeted shortly before the announcement gathering in the New Hampshire town of Exeter Authentic Air Jordan Shoes For Sale , which claimed to be the birthplace of the Republican Party.

"To preserve and protect that freedom that this morning I announce that I am a candidate for the Republican nomination for president of the United States," Pataki said during a speech in Exeter. He also promised to "repeal oppressive laws like the ObamaCare."

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by Maria Spiliopoulou

ATHENS, Aug. 30 (Xinhua) -- Greece's Paralympic team was presented on Tuesday in Athens in a ceremony attended by the country's political leadership which wished para athletes good luck, pledging more hard work to facilitate their lives inside and outside stadiums.

Despite the poor funding by the debt ridden state, with the support of sponsors, their families and friends, Greece's team will travel to Brazil on Wednesday with great dreams in their luggage, para athletes said during the event.

At the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, starting September 7, Greece will be represented by 41 men and 13 women in wheelchair tennis, power lifting, sailing, swimming, boccia, wheelchair fencing, cycling, sharpshooting, track-and-field, judo and archery.

They intend to return with as many medals as possible. The best Paralympic performance of Greece was in the 2008 Beijing Games, when the nation finished 20th with 5 gold medals and 24 in total.

Regardless of medals, para athletes have already won the respect and admiration of Greek society for their strength and determination in overcoming hurdles inside and outside athletic fields, Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, party leaders, ministers and other dignitaries and fans stressed during the presentation.

"Everyone's wishes for great successes, larger than the successes you have achieved in the past, will accompany you to Rio and we're certain that you will succeed because of your ethos," Pavlopoulos said addressing the event.

"Apart from our wishes, you have already won everyone's recognition with your achievements and your emblematic way of life, representing the genuine Olympic ideals. Good luck. We are and will be proud of you," he added.

"I promise we will return with several medals, because we have as strong team. I believe we will reach London's collection when we won 12 medals. We may receive even more. I hope everything goes well and we will r.